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[movies]Alan Shepard: Ambassador of Exploration
50 years after his historic flight as the first American in space, family, colleagues and friends of Alan Shepard recall the man and his mission.
Keywords: Where -- Mercury
Downloads: 56
[movies]Black Holes and Mercury on This Week @NASA
New pictures and data about the growth of supermassive black holes in galaxies of the early universe join new findings about the planet Mercury are highlighted, along with a look ahead to the final shuttle flight and other NASA events, programs and projects of interest.
Keywords: Where -- Mercury
Downloads: 65
[movies]"Friendship 7" Premieres Thursday at 8 p.m. on NASA TV
The first orbital spaceflight by an American, John Glenn, on Feb. 20, 1962, is highlighted in a new, NASA Television documentary premiering this Thursday at 8 p.m. EST.
Keywords: Where -- Mercury
Downloads: 66
[movies]NASA's MESSENGER Delivers New Pix, Data from Mercury
NASA reveals new images and science findings from the first spacecraft to orbit Mercury. The MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging, or MESSENGER spacecraft conducted more than a dozen laps through the inner solar system for six years prior to achieving the historic orbit insertion on March 17.
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- MESSENGER
Downloads: 72
[movies]NASA Honors First Human Space Mission Flight Director
NASA named its Mission Control Center in Houston for Christopher C. Kraft, Jr., on April 14, 2011. Kraft was so honored by the agency for his service to the country and contributions to the nation's space program. He was America's first human space mission flight director managing every Mercury and several Gemini missions. Kraft later served as Director of the Johnson Space Center.
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- Gemini
Downloads: 46
[movies]NASA'S MESSENGER Spacecraft Begins Historic Orbit of Mercury
NASA's MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, Geochemistry, and Ranging, or MESSENGER spacecraft successfully achieved orbit around Mercury at approximately 9 p.m. EDT Thursday. This marks the first time a spacecraft has accomplished this engineering and scientific milestone at our solar system's innermost planet. Shown is reaction in MESSENGER mission control at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Md., as engineers received telemetry data confirming orbit insertion, ...
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- MESSENGER
Downloads: 66
[movies]ScienceCasts: The Sleepy Hollows of Mercury
NASA's MESSENGER probe has discovered a surprise on Mercury: Something is digging "hollows" in the surface of the innermost planet.
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- MESSENGER
Downloads: 69
[movies]Friendship 7 50th Anniversary
NASA celebrates the 50th Anniversary of John Glenn's orbital space flight. Glenn's flight ushered in a new era for space travel. John Glenn, America's first astronaut to orbit Earth, launched aboard his Friendship 7 Mercury capsule on Feb. 20, 1962. At the end of the mission, Friendship 7 splashed down into the ocean and Glenn was honored by President John F. Kennedy and celebrated as a hero across America.
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- Earth
Downloads: 122
[movies]New U.S. Stamps Honor Two Mercury Explorers
Two new stamps honoring NASA achievements were unveiled by the U.S. Postal Service at the Rocket Garden of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. One stamp commemorates NASA's Project Mercury and Alan Shepard's historic launch on May 5, 1961 aboard the spacecraft Freedom 7. The second stamp honors NASA's MESSENGER, which reached Mercury in March to become the first spacecraft to orbit the planet...
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- MESSENGER; Where -- Florida
Downloads: 30
[movies]MESSENGER Takes First Picture While in Mercury's Orbit
The MESSENGER spacecraft captured its first image of Mercury since entering the planet's orbit. The picture was of previously unseen terrain near the small, rocky planet's south pole. The snapshot is part of the "checkout phase" conducted for the spacecraft that'll include its taking around 75,000 images of Mercury's surface. Full operations to study the planet's geology, formation and history are scheduled to begin April 4.
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- Snapshot; What -- MESSENGER
Downloads: 42
[movies]STS-134 Gets New Launch Date on This Week @NASA
The launch of space shuttle Endeavour on STS-134 has been rescheduled for May 16th. Launch is scheduled for 8:56 a.m. Eastern. Also, NASA's Gravity Probe B mission confirms two aspects of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity. Plus, two Mercury explorers honored; Young innovators recognized; ISS honored; NextGen Day; rotocraft research; FIRST finals; and HQ Cyber Café.
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- Gravity Probe B; What -- Space Shuttle Endeavour
Downloads: 28
[movies]On This Week @NASA...
Watch Expedition 25 Land Safely, Celebrate Messenger's Orbit Around Mercury, Check out NASA's New Website Honoring Women, Meetup at the Tweetup with a Former Space Station Resident, Do the Logo-Motion, Meet Robonaut 2, and Mark the Anniversaries of Gemini 3 and STS-76.
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- MESSENGER; What -- STS-76; What -- Gemini 3
Downloads: 21
[movies]On This Week @ NASA...
Watch Expedition 25 Land Safely, Celebrate Messenger's Orbit Around Mercury, Check out NASA's New Website Honoring Women, Meetup at the Tweetup with a Former Space Station Resident, Do the Logo-Motion, Meet Robonaut 2, and Mark the Anniversaries of Gemini 3 and STS-76.
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- STS-76; What -- Gemini 3
Downloads: 31
[movies]NASA Honors First Two Americans in Orbit on This Week @ NASA
The Kennedy Space Center hosted several events to celebrate 50 years of Americans in orbit. John Glenn, the first to achieve the goal, made his three-orbit flight in Friendship 7 on February 20, 1962. Three months later, fellow Mercury astronaut Scott Carpenter followed Glenn with his flight aboard Aurora 7 on May 24, 1962. Glenn and Carpenter spoke to employees and met with the media sharing stories about their adventures...
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; Where -- Ohio; Who -- Charles Bolden; Who -- Scott Carpenter; What -- Moon; TWAN0224; H264
Downloads: 57
[movies]Scott Carpenter & Aurora 7
Fifty years later, the flight of the fourth American in space (and second to orbit the Earth) is celebrated in this video tribute to Mercury astronaut Scott Carpenter produced by NASA Television.
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- Earth; Who -- Scott Carpenter; NASA; Aurora; Anniversary; Carpenter
Downloads: 99
[movies]2012 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Induction
On Saturday May 5, the 2012 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame ceremony was held at the Kennedy Space Center. Franklin R. Chang Díaz, Kevin P. Chilton and Charles J. Precourt joined an elite group of American space heroes as they were inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. This is the eleventh group of space shuttle astronauts named to the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame...
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- Skylab; What -- Gemini; What -- STS-76; Astronaut; Hall; of; Fame; Induction; Ceremony
Downloads: 42
[movies]NASA's MESSENGER to Become First Spacecraft to Orbit Mercury
After more than a dozen laps through the inner solar system, NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft will move into orbit around Mercury on March 17, 2011. The durable spacecraft — carrying seven science instruments and fortified against the blistering environs near the sun — will be the first to orbit the innermost planet. At 8:45 p.m. EDT, MESSENGER — having pointed its largest thruster very close to the direction of travel — will fire that thruster for nearly 14 minutes, with other thrusters firi...
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- Sun; What -- MESSENGER; What -- Earth; Where -- Venus; What -- Mariner 10
Downloads: 64
[movies]Shepard Honored at 50th Anniversary Celebration of Freedom 7 Flight
The Golden Anniversary of the flight of the first American in space was commemorated with a special ceremony at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Complex 5/6 blockhouse near NASA's Kennedy Space Center. That's where, on May 5, 1961, astronaut Alan B. Shepard, Jr., began his historic, 15-minute mission aboard his Freedom 7 capsule. Mercury astronaut Scott Carpenter and members of the Shepard family were joined by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, former astronaut Bob Cabana and more than 20...
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- Apollo 14; Who -- Charles Bolden; Who -- Scott Carpenter
Downloads: 81
[movies]Human Spaceflight: the Kennedy Legacy
In a speech to Congress 50 years ago today, on May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy challenged the nation to send a man to the moon and return him safely to Earth by the end of that decade. This video includes historical footage of the launches of Yuri Gagarin and Alan Shepard, whose flights helped prompt Kennedy's speech, plus comments from Mercury astronauts John Glenn and Scott Carpenter, and Mercury Flight Director, Chris Kraft.
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- Earth; Who -- Yuri Gagarin; Who -- Scott Carpenter; What -- Moon
Downloads: 429
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